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The Struggle To Keep Vulnerable Seniors Safe In A Large Coronavirus Cluster

A new containment zone in New Rochelle, N.Y., is designed to slow the spread of coronavirus, but officials worry about it reaching seniors, especially those living in nursing homes.

On a spring morning, Jamie Fields and her mom Joyce Collins are standing outside a grocery store in New Rochelle, N.Y., arguing over how to stay safe.

"She's very nervous," Collins says. She's only 57, but was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, which means she's vulnerable to COVID-19. "I just got out of the hospital."

They live together just up the street in the center of the

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